Twenty-one Elks scholars went to Tampa for the Winter Elks Scholar Service Trip to serve alongside Elks. They sorted clothes, served in a food kitchen, and helped clean up debris from Hurricane Ian. Read about the experience in this blog post from 2019 Most Valuable Student scholar Aditi V. Patel.
Read about Aditi's time serving in the name of the Elks and what she learned.
Whether serving within their local communities through an Elks Scholar Service Grant or attending an Elks Scholar Service Trip, Elks scholars value and prioritize, ahem, service.
In March and May, scholars traveled to Chicago and Seattle to serve in the name of the Elks. Read about the trips here.
We're proud to announce the 2022 Top Most Valuable Student Scholarship winners. Meet Kaden and Breana here!
2018 MVS scholar Aleah Hahn has found her place in the Elks family through Elks Scholar Service Trips. In 2018, she attended the 150 for 150 service trip in San Antonio, and this March, she made her way to Chicago for another one. Though the trips were different in size and place, they shared a few things in common: connection, service and a new experience.
Read about Aleah's time serving in the name of the Elks and what she learned.
This year, the Elks National Foundation will award 12 Service Grants to current Elks scholars. Grant applications for 2022 opened in January and close on February 22. This year's theme is "For the Kids." Winners will be announced by the end of February.
Learn more and apply.
Earlier this month, eight Scholar Advisory Board members met in person for the first time in two years. The energy in the Chicago board room was unmistakable—our fearless SAB members are ready to take Elks scholar engagement to the next level. Read a recap of our meeting on the Elks National Foundation Blog, and learn more about the Scholar Advisory Board here.